“Guildford Jazz is a beacon of light in supporting and promoting live jazz locally : a thriving community arts organisation hosting performances from some of the top jazz musicians in the country while at the same time building strong community links with local musicians, schools and charities. It’s growing audiences are testament to their success and I am delighted to support them as patron” – Bill Bruford, Patron of Guildford Jazz, January 2019
Wednesday April 10th
“TWO OF A MIND”
CHRIS BISCOE & ALLISON NEALE
Exploring afresh the freewheeling, wonderfully melodic interpretations of standard material recorded 50 years ago by Gerry Mulligan and Paul Desmond on Blues in Time and Two of a Mind, this new band promises to evoke the spirit of these classic recordings while giving free reign to the personalities of the musicians.
Featuring Chris Biscoe – Baritone sax, Allison Neale – alto sax, Colin Oxley – guitar , Matt Fishwick – drums, Marianne Windham – bass
Pre-concert Chicken Thai Green Curry supper served from 7pm
May 8th “Blowin’ The Blues Away” with Freddie Gavita & Alex Garnett
June 12th Matt Wates Sextet
July 10th HONK!
Sept 11th Derek Nash
Oct 9th Dave O’Higgins & Luft play “Monk and Trane”
Nov 13th Vasilis Xenopoulos plays Dexter Gordon
Dec 18th Christmas Concert at St John’s featuring IAN SHAW
April 14th MERRY HARRIERS JAZZ JAM
The monthly jam sessions at the Merry Harriers are held on the 2nd Sunday of the month. Musicians and listeners in are very welcome! Click here for details
Tuesday April 30th
SARA DOWLING & NIGEL PRICE
An evening in the company of one of the most exciting new singers to emerge on the British Jazz scene, SARA DOWLING, with multi-award winning jazz guitarist NIGEL PRICE, and STEVE BROWN on drums.
Early booking recommended.
May 28th GABRIEL LATCHIN QUINTET: “THE MOON AND I” TOUR
June 25th SHERYL BAILEY
July 23rd SARAH MOULE
August 13th “Jazz in the Round” with PAVANNE